According to the Chicago Tribune, the White House claims that DOJ officials were consulted about the legality of water-boarding and found that it was legal. They reserve the right for the President to authorize it again.
How did the United States of America ever get to this point? We were the leaders of human rights and freedom. How can we lose our soul so easily?
Water-boarding goes back to the days of the Spanish Inquisition and is clearly torture. There is no humane way to torture.
Human Rights watch claims that the recent testimony that the U.S. has used water-boarding is "an explicit admission of criminal activity."
The White House's claim that it is legal is an outrage.
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